What will you be doing as our new Quantity Surveyor?

Provide commercial support to the delivery teams with the design and construction of the projects in line with time, cost, quality, carbon, HSE and customer.

To be able to work in a team from multi-discipline contractors, multi-disciplined supply chain and encourage collaboration and innovation to be industry leading in commercial management.

Be experienced in delivering large scale projects including civil, mechanical, infrastructure and non-infrastructure type work.

Be adaptable to the changing methodology of commercial management with the creation of new digital reporting requirements.

As a Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for monitoring the control of costs, maximising revenue, minimising liabilities, and maintaining the required standard of financial recording on a variety of projects

Main responsibilities

  • Achieve the appropriate commercial result for projects through the provision of accurate financial reporting.
  • Build and maintain working relationships with the supply chain and clients.
  • Manager subcontractor supplier accounts, financially and contractually. Monitor subcontractors against the programme. Negotiate final accounts.
  • Place supply chain orders in accordance with the procurement schedule.
  • Complete measurements and valuations of work executed, ensuring that they meet the conditions of the contract.
  • Ensure payments to Sub Contractors and Supplier are made to the terms and work in progress cash targets.
  • Ensure that Farrans Construction is compliant with all contractual requirements.
  • Monitor project expenditure against budget.
  • Provide analysis of cost over-run and cost projections.
  • Exploring opportunities to maximise value and minimise cost.
  • Liaise with clients on commercial issues, including agreement of variations, claims and additional payments.
  • Identify legitimate contractual claim situations and prepare suitable and documentation to clients.
  • Strive for continuous improvement within the commercial process and your area of responsibility
  • Abide by all business compliance requirements in line with Company policies
  • Skills & Experience required

  • Prior pre and post contract experience in a construction QS role working on major projects
  • Strong understanding of modern building techniques, plant and equipment and an appreciation of logistical needs/issues
  • Strong understanding of construction contract conditions
  • Appreciations of the impact of cost in the completion of a programme and development of a construction solutions
  • Educated to degree level in Quantity Surveying/Commercial Management or equivalent qualification
  • Full Driving License
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook) and database software
  • What Farrans can offer you

    Our people are at the core of everything we do. Our culture is one which fuels innovation, transparency and inclusivity. We provide you with the opportunity to work on high profile, complex projects and join the permanent team we have across the UK & Ireland.

    Your career at Farrans is built around you, we do this by offering bespoke career toolkits & pathways, mentor schemes and a route to chartership.

    Farrans offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes, 30+ days annual leave, pension plan, car allowance, health cash plan enrolment, enhanced maternity, family friendly policies, access to discounts, cycle to work scheme. 24/7 counselling and support health line, GP anytime, Wellbeing App, Company Occupational Health, Annual Health and Well Being Events

    Due to a project location, it may mean that you have to leave away from home, to support this Farrans cover your accommodation in addition to supplying you with a living away from home and travel allowance